MPR Artists-in-Residence

  • Gaosong HeuClass Notes Artist Announcement: Gaosong V. Heu
    Gaosong V. Heu is an up-and-coming Hmong-American performing artist who bridges the gap between western classical music and Hmong classical and traditional music. Trained as a singer in both the Western and Hmong traditions, she also studies the "qeej," a Hmong bamboo reed instrument. She will combine music and storytelling at a variety of schools across the Twin Cities metro.September 23, 2015
  • Stone Arch CollectiveClass Notes Artist Announcement: Stone Arch Collective
    Stone Arch Collective is made up of teaching artists at MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis. This brand-new ensemble is dedicated to championing under-represented composers and music from non-Western countries. They will be visiting schools in Saint Paul, North Saint Paul, South Saint Paul, and Lakeville.September 23, 2015
  • Lux String QuartetClass Notes Artist Announcement: Lux String Quartet
    Minneapolis-based Lux String Quartet strives to communicate their passion for performance as well as education and community outreach. They perform classic string quartet repertoire as well as championing new music and pushing the boundaries of what a string quartet can do. They will perform at schools in Saint Louis Park, Golden Valley, Saint Paul, Fridley, and Vadnais Heights.September 22, 2015
  • Ladyslipper EnsembleClass Notes Artist Announcement: Ladyslipper Ensemble
    This slimmed-down version of Ladyslipper Ensemble is made up of mezzo-soprano and Artistic Director Sahar Hassan, University of Saint Thomas guitar professor Chris Kachian, and former Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra double bassist, Chris Brown. They will be visiting schools in Saint Paul, Minneapolis, Lakeville, Maplewood, and Stillwater.September 22, 2015

Mn Legacy Fund The Classical MPR Artist-in-Residence Program is made possible in part by the Minnesota Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund

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